Vegetarian Stuffed Tomato
Tomato is the most important ingredient in the Indian kitchen.We use tomatoes in different ways in curry, salad, taste juice soups, pizzas sandwiches. Tomato is filled with nutrients and antioxidants.Stuffed to taste different when you want to eat the tomato in different way stuffed the tomato with paneer is a great way.
What we need
- 4 medium size round tomato
- 1 medium size potato boiled and) grated
- 100-gram paneer grated (cottage cheese)
- 1 teaspoon coriander leaves finely chopped
- 2 green chilli finely chopped
- teaspoon ½black pepper powder
- teaspoon ½cumin powder
- teaspoon ½dry mango powder or 1 tbsp.lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon oil or ghee
How to make
Cut the top of the tomatoes and scoop pulp to create a cavity. Keep tomato a side.
In a mixing bowl add grated potato, paneer, pepper powder, mango powder, cumin powder, green chilli, coriander leaves, salt mix well.
Heat oil in a pan add the paneer mixture and sauté for 4 minutes keep stirring to avoid burn. Turn off heat and cool the mixture. When the mixture is completely cool
stuff in the tomatoes. Arrange in baking dish and grill in the preheated oven at 200 degrees centigrade for 15 minutes.
Transfer stuffed tomatoes carefully into serving dish pour juice (while cooking tomatoes will leave some juice that can be served with tomato) garnish with coriander leaves.
Stuffed tomato can serve as a side dish or you can serve with peas pulao, (rice dish) paratha, naan or chapatti.
You can cook in the heavy bottom pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil place tomatoes and cover and cook on low heat cook until tomatoes become soft but firm.
Brush tomato with oil arranges on microwave proof glass dish add a little butter or olive oil on the top of tomatoes, cover and cook for 3 minutes and check if they are not soft cook more 2-3 minutes.
½ tsp. butter
1 tbsp. cream
Salt and black pepper
Use pulp to make gravy if you want to serve stuffed tomato with gravy. Add ½ tsp butter and tomato pulp in a pan add salt black pepper powder, cook for 3-4-minutes on low heat keep stirring and pressing with the spoon add 1 tbsp. cream and cook 1 more minute. Set aside. In serving dish pour gravy first then place cooked stuffed tomato and serve.